We are Finalists for the HIRE20 Rental Company of the Year Award!

We’re ecstatic to announce that Winch Hire Australia is a finalist for the Hire20 Rental Company of the Year Award. The Rental Company of the Year Award specifically focuses on acknowledging hire companies who have gone the extra mile when it comes to customer service, safety and performance. We’re honoured to have been recognised for… Read more »

Types of Hoists: Chain Hoist vs. Air Hoist

Hoists are designed for lifting or lowering a load and have many practical applications in a range of industries. There are several different types of hoists, some are manually operated, electrically operated or pneumatically (air) driven, and may use chain, fibre or wire rope to lift a load. Determining the right hoist for your project… Read more »

3 Ways Winches & Hoists Function as Natural Disaster Response Equipment

Australia’s recent bushfires tore through 12 million acres of land, followed by extreme flash flooding. With the looming warning of thunderstorms and rain still threatening to inundate thousands of homes, Australia is not yet in the clear. In March 2019, Australia experienced six severe tropical cyclones and faces the possibility of enduring more this year…. Read more »

Our Most Popular NBN Cable Hauling Equipment

The NBN is still being rolled out throughout Australia – completion is expected in 2020. We are frequently hiring out equipment for NBN cable hauling jobs. Our most popular NBN cable hauling equipment includes our optic fibre winch trailers and our capstan winches. Electrical contractors always find our portable 2.5 tonne petrol capstan winches easy… Read more »

Our Most Popular Mining Equipment – Winches, Air Hoists & More

We are Australia’s leading supplier of equipment for lifting, shifting and pulling in the commercial, industrial, construction, telecommunications, civil, mining and marine industries. Currently, our equipment is very popular for solar farm construction and mining purposes. The mining industry in Australia is starting to move again (especially coal mines), and we have experienced a push… Read more »

Air Hoist Hire & Our New 30 Tonne Air Chain Hoist!

Air hoists streamline the lifting and shifting of materials and products. Hoists are highly versatile and can be used in remote areas, because they don’t have electric motors. They are also easier to transport than electric hoists, because they weigh up to 50% less. Air hoists are low maintenance and impervious to dirt, dust, heat,… Read more »

Cable Sheave Units: Our Most Popular Items

Greenlee conveyor sheaves are used to change the direction of a rope or cable while installing cable in conduit or cable trays. A cable sheave is the ideal solution for overhead cable hauling installations, especially cable tray applications. These cable sheaves are designed to be used in a vertical position, for conduits or cable trays… Read more »

Multi-Purpose Trailer Mounted Winch – Find out More

This dual-purpose trailer has a 4 tonne wire rope winch and a 6 tonne side capstan, along with wire rope lengths to suit your specifications. This trailer mounted winch/capstan combo is easily relocatable on your job site, and is sure to help you save on transport costs (no forklift required). This equipment is suitable for… Read more »